The Honda City e:HEV is powered by a 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine and an electric traction motor that produces a combined maximum power of 126 hp and 253 Nm of peak torque. The vehicle also incorporates Honda Sensing, Honda’s in-house camera-based ADAS feature.
Honda City e:HEV India pricing, launch and availability
The Honda City e:HEV which was introduced last month has been launched in India and will be available for delivery immediately. The Honda City e:HEV will be available in a single ZX trim level that will get all the bells and whistles. The car is priced at Rs 19,49,900 (ex-showroom, Delhi) and is available for reservations.
The Honda City e:HEV is available in five color options: Radiant Red Metallic, Platinum White Pearl, Meteorite Gray Metallic, Golden Brown Metallic and Lunar Silver Metallic. The Honda City e:HEV charges a premium of around Rs 4 lakh over the top-end ICE-powered standard Honda City ZX CVT, priced at around Rs 4 lakh. Rs 15.03 lakh (ex-showroom).
Honda City e:HEV Features and Specs
The Honda City e:HEV is powered by a 1.5-liter four-cylinder i-VTEC engine that runs the Atkinson cycle for class-leading thermal efficiency. The engine is part of a powerful hybrid system and is coupled to two electric motors, a battery, a control unit and an e-CVT. Combined, the system generates 126 hp of peak power and peak torque of 253 Nm. The potent hybrid powertrain achieves ARAI-certified efficiency of 26.5 kpl, which corresponds to 1,000 km of range. In comparison, the standard ICE-powered car with CVT gets 18.4 kpl FE.
The Honda City e:HEV also benefits from features such as a power sunroof, LED reading lights, ambient lighting, 7” color TFT display on MID and 8” infotainment system with 8-speaker surround sound system and Apple Carplay/Android Auto/WebLink support. Safety net includes – vehicle stability assist, hill start assist, emergency stop signal, deflation warning system, electronic parking brake, auto hold brake, lane monitoring camera, reversing camera and sensors, six airbags and rear disc brakes. Additionally, Honda’s camera-based ADAS feature called Honda Sensing is also part of the suite.